Emory Autism Center 2020 Summer Conference has ended
The Emory Autism Center’s Monarch Summer Conference is for anyone involved with the education of individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) including educators, vocational providers, behavior specialists, school administrators, paraprofessionals, speech and occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, school psychologists, parents, family members, mental health providers, families of individuals with ASD, and individuals with ASD.

We are featuring 25 sessions with top notch speakers in education and transition for students with ASD. Please identify the appropriate track (parent, education, transition) that will fit your interests/needs in order to identify sessions to attend.

Catherine Rice, Ph.D.

Emory Autism Center
Catherine Rice, PhD, is the Director of the Emory Autism Center and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University. She is a Developmental Psychologist and is a Licensed Psychologist in Georgia. Her clinical and educational work has focused the meaning of the diagnosis on the autism spectrum for the individual, family and for communities. Dr. Rice's clinical and research work has focused on the early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities with a focus on improving linkage to services and supports. In addition, she led the development of the CDC’s ADDM Network to determine prevalence of ASD. She serves on multiple advisory Boards and was the Autism Society’s Professional of the Year in 2008. Dr. Rice is passionate about improving understanding of what it means to “have autism” so we can better appreciate the diversity of how each person learns and support their optimal engagement with the world, and she is proud to represent the incredible team at the Emory Autism Center.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, July 15

2:30pm EDT